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Giants' Causeway

According to ancient mythology, this is all that's left of a rock bridge built by giants between Ireland and Scotland. You can read more about the myth on Wikipedia:

 

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant's_Causeway#Legend

 

Today, we know that these fascinating formations are the result of volcanic lava quickly cooling and contracting.

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Taken on February 3, 2012